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Irada Aliyeva



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Azerbaijani, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 2005.
Why this sport?
"I come from a sporting family. My mother was interested in cycling and motorcycling, and my grandmother was involved in acrobatics. I initially wanted to play volleyball professionally, but I am not tall enough for that. Javelin is a complicated discipline and I enjoy tackling complicated tasks."
Name of coach
Oleg Panyutin [national], AZE

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2016 she received the Order For Service to the Fatherland [third class] from the president of Azerbaijan. (, 23 Sep 2016;, 21 Sep 2016)
Other sports
She competed in able-bodied athletics at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. (SportsDeskOnline, 14 May 2020;, 21 Jun 2015)
Other information
She returned to competition in 2014 after deciding to take a break from Para athletics in 2009. (, 21 Jun 2015)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F13 Final 1 2015-10-27 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F13 Final Round 2016-09-17 2